Finding ways to ‘teach the codex’: Outreach, Interpretation, Education in special collections in three public research libraries in Rome

Dr Julia Walworth, Fellow Librarian (Merton College, Oxford), is an art and book historian; with Dr Ann Giletti, an historian of medieval philosophy, theology, and science.  Follow Dr Walworth on Twitter (@JuliaWalworth).   Introduction—library sessions with manuscripts from both sides One of the most enjoyable and challenging parts of my job is providing teaching sessions …

Teaching the Codex through ‘Cabinet’, a digitisation project from Oxford’s museums and libraries

Dr Sarah Griffin is a postdoctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute and a Teaching Fellow at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. Cabinet is well known across Oxford for the three-dimensional models of museum objects that we create to promote teaching with material culture. While these models are an effective way to get our …